For Parents

2020 - 2021 School Calendar

Description
Dates
School Closed Labor Day
September 7, 2020
School Closed Thanksgiving Holiday
November 26, 2020 & November 27, 2020
School Closed Christmas Holiday
December 25, 2020 - January 3, 2021
School Closed Easter Holiday
April 5, 2021
School Closed Memorial Day
May 31, 2021
Spring Break
June 3, 2021 - June 7, 2021
School Closed 4th of July
July 5, 2021

Nutrition Policy

We follow the strict guidelines of the Texas Dept. of Education Nutrition Services Division. We serve fresh fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. Our lunches and snacks are prepared daily on site. In accordance with federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy this institution is prohibited from discrimination based on race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.

The Giving Trees Nutrition Information

We know that good nutrition contributes to effective learning in children. Numerous studies have demonstrated that eating breakfast regularly will boost your child’s ability to learn, to think quickly, to pay attention and even to have a good relationship with others. One recent study on childhood nutrition found that those who eat breakfast raise their math grades and improve their school attendance records. Children who regularly have breakfast in the morning solve problems more easily and are less likely to be restless or irritable before lunch. Other studies indicate that skipping breakfast has a negative effect on attentiveness, verbal fluency, memory, and the brain’s ability to make use of latest information.
Our child nutrition program includes snacks and lunches that are state-nutritionist-reviewed annually. Every lunch and snack are nutritionally balanced and meets requirements regarding food components and portion size.
Parents may bring their child’s lunch (lunch is provided for children enrolled in full-time p